The Quiet Town Called Tipton
Mahtab Hussain worked closely with Muslim residents in Tipton to make a series of photographic portraits of the people after the impact of the Tipton Bombing on 12 July 2013. The portraits are accompanied by text taken from interviews with different generations of Muslim residents living in the town.
24.05.2019 – 29.06.2019
Mon - Fri: 9AM - 6PM
The School of Art, University of Wolverhampton, Molineux Street (MK702), Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY
British artist, Mahtab Hussain explores the important relationship between identity, heritage and displacement. His themes develop through long-term research, articulating a visual language that challenges the prevailing concepts of multiculturalism. Hussain is the winner of the Curators Choice Award, Culture Cloud at New Art Exchange and of Format 13 Portfolio Review Award. He has exhibited at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and New Art Exchange, Nottingham. Hussain was selected as the 2015 Light Work + Autograph ABP Artist-in-Residence and chosen from 500 international artists to be ‘discovery artist’ under the prestigious Discoveries Award in 2016 at Houston FotoFest.
THU 13 JUNE
5PM - 7PM
WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL OF ART, WOLVERHAMPTON, WV1 1DT
Exhibition preview and 'in conversation' between photographer Mahtab Hussain and Dr Euripedes Altintzoglou (Wolverhampton School of Art) discussing Mahtab's exhibition The Quiet Town of Tipton.